Vante's CEO Roger Vogel was quick distance himself and his company with Smith because "the social media aspect of this has created a very fast viral response." Vogel inists that Vante has a diverse workforce with a diverse range of opinions surrounding the Chick-fil-A controversy.
Says Smith in the video, to a Chick-fil-A employee at the drive-thru window: "You know why I'm getting a free water right now? Because Chick-fil-A is a hateful group…I don't know how you live with yourself and work here…I don't understand it. This is a horrible corporation with horrible values. You deserve better…I'm a nice guy, by the way … totally heterosexual. Not a gay in me, I just can't stand the hate. It's gotta stop.”
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